The “Greatest Snow on Earth” welcomes you to a Utah vacation unlike any other. While some people might plan their winter getaway for the beach to escape the cold, there’s still many interested in making the most of stunning snow-capped landscapes and outdoor adventures that only the incredible setting of Alta can provide. Located between two world-class ski areas and offering you a relaxing environment and quality service, awaits the perfect place to celebrate all that winter brings.
Alta’s Rustler Lodge is the premier lodge in Alta, Utah, only 45 minutes from the Salt Lake City airport and featuring 85 guest rooms ranging from modest to luxury accommodations that include fresh touches such as HD flat-screen television, private bathrooms, and beautiful views. The lodge operates on a Modified American Plan so all their daily rates include a full breakfast and gourmet dinner, ensuring you can start and end every day of your trip off right! The Rustler Lodge Dining Room offers magnificent views to accompany you as you indulge in the fine dining created by Chef Ed McCall, who has been serving up incredible dishes at the lodge since 1989.
MSNBC.com says it well: "The comfortable furnishings give a feeling of home, but the personal service is a reminder that this is a luxury hotel."
When you’re not taking it easy at the lodge, you’ll find that it’s prime location puts you minutes away from exciting opportunities. Beautiful Alta rests at 8,600 feet above sea level in the Wasatch Mountains, which includes peaks of up to 11,000 feet! The lodge’s ski-in/ski-out accommodations make it easy for you to get out for an adventure, while their chairlift can bring you back at the end of the day with no worries about extra travel plans.
The Alta and Snowbird ski areas invite you to challenging and fun-filled days out on the slopes. Alta offers deep powdered snow and a rugged terrain, along with a great beginner and intermediate area so you don’t have to be afraid if this is your first time. Considered a “skier’s mountain,” Alta’s beautiful scenery welcomes just those interested in a skiing adventure; other snow-sliding equipment and mechanized vehicles are not allowed, making it one of only three areas in the United States that doesn’t allow snowboarding. Alta’s focus on skiing ensures their 2,200 acres of skiable terrain and over 116 runs are available to treat you with a daring and memorable trip. For more winter activities, you can take the complimentary shuttle from the lodge to Snowbird. With an average of 500 inches of snow every year, Snowbird is open over 200 days during the season! Snowbird is also the only ski resort in the area that offers world-class snowboarding.
Return to the lodge to enjoy more of Rustler’s renowned service and luxury amenities. A full-service spa features a menu of soothing treatments that’s sure to help you unwind after all that outdoor fun. A variety of massage therapies, body treatments and facials are available for you to choose from, or you can simply head over to the outdoor heated pool, the indoor/outdoor jacuzzi, or warm up in the sauna and eucalyptus steam room. Their full-service ski shop ensures you have the best equipment for your skiing trip!
Welcoming solo skiers, ski groups, friends, and families, Alta’s Rustler Lodge is a luxurious destination that makes you feel right at home. Rustler caters specifically to their in-house guests, ensuring you feel comfortable and relaxed every moment of your stay. “It’s social and friendly,” said the New York Times in 2009, “It’s like ‘Cheers,’ they remember your name.” Come discover the Rustler experience for yourself on your next winter retreat!